The East & West Branches of the DuPage River and Salt Creek are located in Northeastern Illinois,
including portions of Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties.

Resolving Waterway Issues and Implementing Solutions

Reports and Data Sets

Reports and Data Sets

The DRSCW is committed to producing comprehensive data sets for local watersheds in order to…
Watershed TMDL’s

Watershed TMDL’s

The DRSCW formed in 2005 in response to concerns about TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads)…
Meetings and Workshops

Meetings and Workshops

The mission of the Workgroup is to bring together a diverse coalition of stakeholders to…

Workgroup News and Events

New Chloride Regulations on Private Industrial Facilities 

New Chloride Regulations on Private Industrial Facilities 

Recent moves by the IEPA in regard to the ILR00 General Storm…
Chloride Variance – Important Update for  Members Partially in the Lower Des Plaines River Watershed

Chloride Variance – Important Update for Members Partially in the Lower Des Plaines River Watershed

NPDES permit holders, including municipal, industrial, MS4s, and transportation agencies, that discharge…
Fox Valley Park District Reduces Salt Usage by 40%

Fox Valley Park District Reduces Salt Usage by 40%

Written by DRSCW member Jim Schmidt, West Maintenance Supervisor, Fox Valley Park…
Alternative Cutting Edges

Alternative Cutting Edges

Written by DRSCW member Scott Weber, Streets and Forestry Supervisor, Village of…